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adding columns to user profile (database and templates)

I was wondering if someone could provide a starting point for this change I would like to make on the User Profile. I basically want to add a few more fields to the user's profile, ie: add in "my pet's name", "where i was born", etc.

I've already updated the table with new columns via the Admin UI >> Tools >> User

1. Is there a way to automatically regenerate the templates/default/user_profile_basic.html file?

2. Do I have to modify the GForum::User package ? or based on the fields coming in thru the form, it will be updated?

I guess I'm gonna manually edit the template file thru the Admin UI and go from there. But just wanted to know if I was on the right track or whether there was a better way to do this.

Thanks, ws

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wwwsomething: Sep 20, 2005, 7:05 PM

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